Dr. Jones is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Black American Studies Program at the University of Delaware, and former Director of the Minority Fellowship Program at the American Psychological Association. Dr. Jones earned a BA from Oberlin College an MA from Temple University; and his Ph.D. in social psychology from Yale University. He was been on the faculty of the Psychology and Social Relations Department at Harvard University, and has taught in the Psychology Department at Howard University. He published the first edition of Prejudice and racism in 1972, and the second edition in 1997. He is currently working on a new book, Beyond prejudice and racism: The Challenge of Diversity in Everyday Life with Jack Dovidio and Deborah Coates Vietze. In 1973, Dr. Jones spent a year in Trinidad & Tobago on a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship studying Calypso humor. This work led to the development of the TRIOS model of the Psychology of African American culture. Dr. Jones is a social psychologist, and serves on several editorial boards including the Journal of Black Psychology, and is past-President of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. He was awarded the 1999 Lifetime Achievement Award of the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority, the 2001 Kurt Lewin Award by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (Division 9), and the 2004 Distinguished Psychologist Award by the Association of Black Psychologists.